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  • Leonard Slatkin ventures down memory lane of his Hollywood youth

    Leonard Slatkin ventures down memory lane of his Hollywood youth
    Few people are lucky enough to be surrounded by as astonishing a diversity of music and musicians as conductor Leonard Slatkin was while growing up. From the mid-1940s into the '50s, his parents' Los Angeles home was a welcoming nexus for various...
  • Review: Annette Bening pays fine tribute in 'Ruth Draper's Monologues'

     Review: Annette Bening pays fine tribute in 'Ruth Draper's Monologues'
    Watching Annette Bening perform the monologues of Ruth Draper at the Geffen Playhouse put me in mind of that lovely music tradition born out of reverence for the past: the tribute album. One doesn't expect a replica on these recordings — no two...
  • Smithfield's Bria Kelly ready for what comes next on 'The Voice'

    Bria Kelly wants to make this clear: She loves her hometown. The 18-year-old singer from Smithfield, who has gained national attention on the sixth season of NBC's talent search reality show "The Voice," said some people have misinterpreted a comment...
  • Music films hit distinct note at annual Tribeca Film Festival

    By Chris Michaud NEW YORK, April 18 (Reuters) - Music and movies played together even before sound revolutionized film during its infancy, and so it is at the Tribeca Film Festival where the documentary lineup is heavy on musical subjects, from hip hop...
  • Playwright Eric Dufault Nabs PONY Fellowship and the N.Y. Apartment That Comes With It

    The Lark Play Development Center and Playwrights of New York have named scribe Eric Dufault as the 2014-15 recipient of the PONY Fellowship, the hefty annual grant program that has a track record of identifying rising talent early, including Katori Hall...
  • Winter Park Playhouse announces 2014-15 season

    Winter Park Playhouse announces 2014-15 season
    Tickets go on sale April 15 for the Winter Park Playhouse's 2014-15 season of musical-theater productions. It's a schedule full of famed showbiz names: Ginger Rogers, Neil Simon, Frank Sinatra and Stephen Sondheim to name just a few. Here's a look at...
  • Cast for 'Vanya/Etc.' Set For Hartford Stage

    Cast for 'Vanya/Etc.' Set For Hartford Stage
    Mark Nelson (Broadway’s “The Invention of Love,” “Rumors,” Long Wharf Theatre’s “Under the Lintel,” “My Name Is Asher Lev”) heads the cast in Christopher Durang’s Tony Award winning play,...
  • Towering I-Drive observation wheel scheduled for 2015 opening

    Towering I-Drive observation wheel scheduled for 2015 opening
    The Orlando Eye, the 400 foot-tall observation wheel being built on International Drive, should be ready for opening by the spring of 2015. That's a few months later than developer Chuck Whittall had hoped — he was shooting for Dec. 31 — but...
  • Chuck Mead has Kansas on his mind

    Since 2006, Nashville cat Chuck Mead, one of the founders of the expert 1990s honky-tonk revival band BR549, has been music director of "Million Dollar Quartet," the touring Broadway show about the famed 1956 Sun Studios rockabilly jam session with...
  • Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

    Donna Tartt's sprawling story "The Goldfinch," which is being adapted for Hollywood by "The Hunger Games" producer Nina Jacobson, took home the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, while Annie Baker's play "The Flick," about a trio of movie theater employees,...
  • Billy Porter still thrills them on Broadway, and now here's a new album

    PITTSBURGH This is Billy Porter's time, and he's not wasting a second of it. He won Tony and Grammy awards last year for his starring role in Broadway's "Kinky Boots" and continues in the role that got him there, singing his heart out nightly as the...